My Petition to re-open Tarporley and Beeston Railway Station presented to Antoinette Sandbach MP

My Petition to re-open Tarporley and Beeston Railway Station presented to Antoinette Sandbach MP

                         On the 6th July, I presented my Petition signed by 1265 mostly Tarporley and local residents, urging the re-opening of Tarporley and Beeston Railway Station to Antoinette Sandbach MP for Eddisbury. Antoinette has undertaken to raise the re-opening of the Station directly ...

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Cuts to Bus Services in rural Eddisbury

Cuts to Bus Services in rural Eddisbury

   Residents are seething about the cuts announced to rural bus services announced without consultation or impact assessment. Communities such as Utkinton will be most affected, leaving those without access to a car, cruelly isolated and vulnerable. Despite being only 10 miles from Chester it mig...

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Tarporley Railway Station and the HS2 Crewe Hub Consultation

Tarporley Railway Station and the HS2 Crewe Hub Consultation

It is encouraging that Labour-controlled Crewe Town Council is now behind the re-opening of Tarporley Station.You can see their response to the HS2 Crewe Hub Consultation HERE (Page 16). Only the Conservatives appear reluctant to support our Campaign. The northern counties are losing out in the ...

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Tarporley Railway Station and the Government Rail Strategy

Tarporley Railway Station and the Government Rail Strategy

  My Statement to the Media  Tarporley and surrounding towns and villages have been completely ignored in the Conservative government’s latest rail strategy. Local people, backed by the Liberal Democrats, have been clamouring for the re-opening of Tarporley and Beeston Castle Station but have be...

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Update on my Tarporley Rail Station Campaign

Update on my Tarporley Rail Station Campaign

I am delighted to have been invited by Beeston Parish Council to discuss plans and prospects for the Tarporley Railway reopening campaign.Beeston, alongside Tarporley itself, will benefit directly from reopening the station.With plans for HS2 gathering steam, it is even more important to improve...

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Ian was born and brought up in Cheshire where he lives with his wife Jenny and daughter Victoria near Tarporley in the heart of the Eddisbury constituency. His family has farmed in Cheshire for over 400 years. His father worked in agricultural development in East and Central Africa, helping shape Ian's values of the importance of community and service.

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